Tuition Rates and Residency

Tuition rates and residency for Central New Mexico Community College

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The current tuition table is based on residency classification. Residency classification is based on information provided at the time of admission or readmission. Your residency status is posted in your myCNM account. Residency classifications are: 

  1. NM resident who lives in the CNM tax district
  2. NM resident who lives outside the CNM tax district
  3. Non-NM Resident

The following information is subject to change without notice.

Please Note: Fees are additional costs associated with either registering for classes or material for the class itself. Please visit our Fees page.

Tuition 2021-2022

New Mexico Residents 

1-11 Credit Hours 12-18 Credit Hours More than 18 Credit Hours
$57 per credit hour $684 $684 + $57 per credit hour above 18

Non-New Mexico Residents 

1-11 Credit Hours 12-18 Credit Hours More than 18 Credit Hours
$301 per credit hour $3,612 $3,612+ $301 per credit hour above 18 

Specialty Programs - Tuition

Electroneurodiagnostic Technology (ENDT) Fast Track Business Administration Degree CNM Online

$2,800 per term1

$8,499 for Program2 (4 terms)

$162 per credit hour


1Price includes tuition only. This program is charged flat-rate tuition per term. There are no other fees or material charges. For cohort beginning Fall 2021. Fall 2020 start $2,750.

2Price breakdown by term: 

Fall 2020 start: Fall 2020, $2,399; Spring 2021, $2,300; Summer 2021, $1,500; Fall 2021, $2,300.

Spring 2021 start: Spring 2021, $2,399; Summer 2021, $1,500; Fall 2021, $2,300; Spring 2022, $2,300.

Fall 2021 start: Fall 2021, $2,399; Spring 2022, $2,300; Summer 2022, $1,500; Fall 2022, $2,300.

Please read more about the Fast-Track Business Administration program.

Contact the Cashier's Office for all questions regarding tuition charges.